Bill Text: FL S7034 | 2015 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: OGSR/Stalking Victims Identifying Information

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2015-05-22 - Chapter No. 2015-78 [S7034 Detail]

Download: Florida-2015-S7034-Enrolled.html
       2015 Legislature                                  CS for SB 7034
    2         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
    3         Sunset Review Act; transferring, renumbering, and
    4         amending s. 97.0585(3) and (5), F.S., relating to an
    5         exemption from public records requirements for certain
    6         information of persons who are victims of stalking or
    7         aggravated stalking; removing the scheduled repeal of
    8         the exemption; providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Present subsection (4) of section 97.0585,
   13  Florida Statutes, is redesignated as subsection (3) of that
   14  section, and present subsections (3) and (5) of that section are
   15  transferred and renumbered as section 741.4651, Florida
   16  Statutes, and amended, to read:
   17         741.4651 Public records exemption; victims of stalking or
   18  aggravated stalking.—
   19         (3) The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of persons
   20  who are victims of stalking or aggravated stalking are exempt
   21  from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution
   22  in the same manner that the names, addresses, and telephone
   23  numbers of participants in the Address Confidentiality Program
   24  for Victims of Domestic Violence which are held by the Attorney
   25  General under s. 741.465 are exempt from disclosure, provided
   26  that the victim files a sworn statement of stalking with the
   27  Office of the Attorney General and otherwise complies with the
   28  procedures in ss. 741.401-741.409.
   29         (5) Subsection (3) is subject to the Open Government Sunset
   30  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   31  on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   32  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   33         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.